Job Title: Female* Personal Care Support Worker         
Location:  West Chiltington-nr Horsham
Hourly rate:  £9 per hour      
Reference:     DP3724        
Hours/shifts: Sundays 1.30pm-7.30pm, can be flexible
• We are looking for Personal Care Assistant to support our 15 year old girl to help with all aspects of care and to help her fulfil her leisure time.
• We are looking for someone who has great initiative and someone who can be creative about different activities that can be done.
• Our daughter loves going out on walks and enjoys sensory activities like water play.
• Our daughter loves music and loves being able to feel the beat of the music.
• Experience is not essential but preferable; essentially a great attitude and caring nature would be preferable.
You must to be able to fit into the family environment as you will be generally supporting during family time.

Other Requirements 
• "Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9."  
• Must be comfortable with pets 
•  UK driving licence-preferable 
• Must have access to own vehicle-preferable to get to place of employment
• Other :  
All applicants must be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check
Successful applicants will be entitled to Holiday pay and will be issued employment contracts.
Typical duties
Personal Care: 
Washing and bathing/showering – towelling dry/ drying hair
Supervision and/or assistance with showering, drying, hair washing/ brushing as required
Help getting into and out of bath/shower as required
General hair/skin care
Using the toilet
Dressing and undressing/ helping with buttons and fastenings
Getting into bed
To access the community and walking
General fun activities
Person specification
The successful applicant will be:     
Female * due to personal care needs 
Respectful of the employer’s privacy and confidentiality
Reliable with good time-keeping
Able to both follow instructions and work on own initiative
Hygienic, tidy minded and well organised
Fit and healthy to undertake the required duties
Patience and possess excellent interpersonal skills
Honest and cheerful
Able to be flexible within the working hours provided
Able to speak and read English to a reasonable standard
Legally permitted to work in the United Kingdom
Able to work at all times to high standards of Health & Safety
Previous experience preferred but this is not as essential as a kind and common sense approach to this role.
Please note, if you are successful in your application for this position you will be employed directly by the individual employer and not Independent Lives